Building Native Mobile Apps on the Salesforce Platform

Do you have a great idea for a new mobile app? One that extends the capabilities of Salesforce’s core products, or brings your own product to more customers? Do you want to offer your customers the unrivaled user experience of a native mobile app, with full access to device hardware, or extensive offline capability? Whether you’re […]

Important Changes to Shield Platform Encryption in Summer ’16

If you’re an ISV that’s released an app using Shield Platform Encryption, there are some important changes coming in Summer ’16. Some of these changes may result in failed package installations and runtime errors. Specifically, the following scenarios are possible: Your package installation will fail if the customer has encrypted one or more fields and is installing […]

Heroku Enterprise Trailhead Challenge


We have another GREAT Trailhead Challenge for you. From May 12th until May 26th, we’re hosting a challenge for you to earn Heroku Enterprise Trailhead badges. Winners get a special gift box full of Heroku goodies! Need A Quick Trailhead Overview? Trailhead is a fun, guided, and interactive tool to learn Salesforce fast. Best yet, it’s […]

Swiftly Salesforce: Build Great iOS Apps on the Salesforce Platform

I started working with Swift, Apple’s new, open-source programming language, about a year ago. It took me a while to wrap my head around the new syntax and features, especially optionals, but I’ve quickly become a big fan. Swift enables me to write better code more quickly, and much more succinctly. I believe there is great opportunity for Salesforce […]

Introducing UI Theme Detection for Lightning Experience

With Winter ‘16, Salesforce introduced Lightning Experience. To provide a more streamlined user experience, you can now use Lightning Components and the Lightning Design System, as well as Visualforce. Using these tools you can create components that are reusable across applications and devices. These new options created an opportunity for customers and partners alike to […]